Whenever a new merit badge comes out, a handful of well-meaning volunteers usually ask that question.
“If you’re adding Welding merit badge,” they write, “which one will you take away?”
For me, though, the beauty of the BSA’s merit badge program lies in its diverse selection. Too many choices? No such thing.
Walk into any bookstore, and consider the thousands of books on display. The store knows that no two readers are alike.
No two boys are the same, either. And the Boy Scouts of America understands that. Continue reading